Monday, November 10, 2014


       The South Florida Gold came out sluggish  in the first quarter of Saturday's Game on 11/8 scoring well below their regular season per quarter average and held a 26-15 lead over The Warriors. After Heach Coach Ken Mitchell and Assistant David Teague made adjustments  The Gold started to perk up and led at halftime 79-33.  The Gold would go over the team foul limit early in the 3rd quarter giving The Warriors a little spark of hope that would be quickly extinguished as Charlie Cobra Coley would bring the house down with one of his venomous dunks followed by a barrage of threes from Mike Pugh. New comers Alonzo Miller and Jeff Romeus would add to the scoring and at the end of 3 it was Gold 112 Warriors 54. With victory clearly insight Chris Watson, Sheedrick Haynes, Desmond Brown, Marquis Mathis, Scott Draughn, Sean Scott, Jarett Smith, and Gertavian Blake would play fierce defense that would lead to outstanding offense and The Gold would cruise to a 165-67 victory going to 3-0 on the season.
         On Sunday 11/9 The Gold would come out smoking led by Scott Draughn, Chris Watson, Sheddrick Haynes, Charles Cobra Coley, and Mike Pugh who would lead The Gold to a 39-23 lead over The Warriors. As the scoring continued  Dante Valentine, Desmond Brown, Alonzo Miller, Marquis Mathis, Gertavian Blake, Sean Scott, and Jarett Smith would come off the bench and lead Gold to a 78-32 halftime lead. The 3rd quarter would see The Gold take control of the game as they created several 3-D opportunities and capitalized on this unique ABA Rule. At the end of 3 it would be The Gold 121 The Warriors 51. The 4th quarter would see many substitutions for The Gold and each player seemed to want to contribute in some way. As the final buzzer sound the score was Gold 168 Warriors 72. The Gold are now 4-0 on the season.
        The Gold will host The Greenville Galaxy on 11/15 at 7 PM and on 11/16 at 4 PM. The first 100 fans who mention JDOGG will be admitted for $5.  The Gold is also pleased to be supporting a local charity each game as a way to support the community that is supporting them.

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